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Question 1: [5] The Stone Lodge stood in for "Kellerman's Resort", a fictional mountain retreat in the ________ of upstate New York.
Sullivan County, New YorkUpstate New YorkCatskill MountainsCapital District

Question 2: In the 1930s, William Lewis Moody, Jr. of ________ bought the hotel.
Conroe, TexasRichmond, TexasHempstead, TexasGalveston, Texas

Question 3: Stagecoach travelers from Christiansburg, Virginia and Union, West Virginia were the primary customers in the days before the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad (a predecessor of the ________) was built nearby in the late 1850s.
Chesapeake and Ohio RailwayNorfolk and Western RailwayNorfolk Southern RailwayVirginian Railway

Question 4: During a severe ________ in January 1985, Mountain Lake set the statewide record low for Virginia: -30 F (-35 C).
Cold waveRussiaUnited StatesItaly

Question 5: Mountain Lake is located in Giles County near Pembroke, Virginia, in the ________.
United StatesAlaskaCanadaPhilippines

Question 6: The lake drains into Little Stoney Creek, which passes over a spectacular ________ -- "The Cascades" -- before reaching the New River.
United StatesUnited KingdomWaterfallCanada

Question 7: The other site was the 1927 Lake Lure Inn located in ________.
Rutherfordton, North CarolinaForest City, North CarolinaLake Lure, North CarolinaSpindale, North Carolina

Question 8: Mountain Lake Hotel was the site for much of the on-location filming of the 1987 hit movie ________ which starred Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey.
Jimmy IennerBeauty and the Beast (1991 film)Dirty DancingFlashdance

Question 9: In addition to the Mountain Lake Hotel resort complex, the Mountain Lake Biological Station, a field research and teaching station of the Biology Department at the ________ originally established in 1930 is located nearby.
University of Virginia's College at WiseUniversity of VirginiaThe College of William & MaryVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Question 10: It is one of only two natural freshwater lakes in ________ (the other being Lake Drummond in the Great Dismal Swamp).
North CarolinaNew JerseyWest VirginiaVirginia


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